Compact crossword - The Scotsman 02/01/15

Friday’s puzzle

02/01/15

ACROSS

1 Bespattered (5)

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7 Day after today (8)

8 Young pigeon (5)

10 Wishful thinker (10)

12 Catastrophe (8)

14 Tarzan’s girl (4)

16 On holiday (4)

17 Large bottle (8)

20 Twist together (10)

23 Burdened (5)

24 North American farm building (8)

25 Podium (5)

DOWN

1 Occult (6)

2 Lifeless (4)

3 Copse (4)

4 XII (5)

5 Bandleader (4-5)

6 Deviate (6)

9 Mentally unsound (5)

11 Pertaining to smell (9)

13 Draw (3)

15 Titan (5)

16 Each (6)

18 Stylus (6)

19 Fissure (5)

21 Flog (4)

22 Orient (4)

Thursday’s solution

Across: 7 Snag, 8 Tumeric, 9 Venom, 10 Embargo, 12 TTs, 13 By no means, 16 Betrothed, 17 STV, 19 Asinine, 21 Grabs, 23 Rudiment, 24 Cant.

Down: 1 Unsettle, 2 Aglow, 3 RTE, 4 Primroses, 5 Belated, 6 Ling, 11 Bystander, 14 Nota bene, 15 Frantic, 18 Brace, 20 Spur, 22 OTT.